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Pregnancy & Your Child’s Developing Teeth
Pregnancy & Your Child’s Developing Teeth
12/13/2017
At Dr. Dann Orthodontics, it’s our mission to offer efficient and effective services that help our patients achieve healthy, beautiful smiles.
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Early Dental Care
10/18/2017
Just because your child won't keep his or her first set of teeth forever, doesn't mean those tiny pearly whites don't need conscientious care. Primary teeth (baby teeth) serve some extremely important functions. As your local Winter Park and Orlando orthodontics team, we believe maintaining your child's dental health from an early age will lead to health benefits that last throughout adulthood.
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Braces & Your Oral Hygiene Routine
09/22/2017
Braces can make maintaining thorough oral hygiene difficult. However, there are some best practices and special tools you can use to make your oral hygiene routine easy and efficient!
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Sleep Apnea
08/11/2017
Most people dont associate teeth with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADHD). However, a 2012 study Sleep Apnea revealed that many children who are diagnosed with ADHD dont really have the condition. Rather, their behavioral problems are actually due to sleep-related breathing disorders (SRBD), such as sleep apnea.
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Importance of Lifetime Retainer Wear
07/20/2017
When you finish your orthodontic treatment, you are excited to be free of the appliances you’ve had to put up with—brackets, wires, aligners, and so on. However, while it is certainly important to revel in the freedom of your new smile, equally important is taking the necessary action to retain it. And that comes down to one word — retainers.
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Tooth Sensitivity
06/28/2017
At Dr. Dann Orthodontics, we're proud to provide expert, high-quality orthodontic treatment to patients of all ages throughout the Winter Park and Orlando, FL area. Aside from orthodontic treatment, there are many other aspects of dental care that we want to keep you aware of. One issue that is very common, for example, is tooth sensitivity.
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Dry Mouth
05/17/2017
Everybody gets dry mouth now and then. Sometimes temporary mouth dryness can be brought on by dehydration, stress, or a normal reduction in saliva flow at night. However, if your dry mouth persists long past the norm, you may have a chronic condition known as xerostomia.
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Gum Disease
04/19/2017
Periodontal disease—more commonly known as gum disease—ranges from simple gum inflammation to serious disease symptoms that result in major damage to the soft tissue and bone that support your teeth. Learn more today.
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Digital X-Rays
03/15/2017
It's impossible to imagine the practice of dentistry without x-ray technology. Radiographs (x-ray pictures) allow dentists and orthodontists to diagnose and treat problems not yet visible to the naked eye, including early tooth decay, gum disease, abscesses, and abnormal growths.
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Good Foods for Your Teeth
02/08/2017
We all know that a healthy, balanced diet is critical to overall health; but did you know that diet has a huge impact on teeth? You may not realize it, but certain foods can contribute to developing tooth decay, cavities, and gum disease, while others can reinforce the integrity of your teeth and help you maintain a beautiful, healthy smile.
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Tooth Decay Prevention
01/30/2017
We have years of experience working with patients of all ages and with every kind of orthodontic need. Our mission is to help people develop beautiful, healthy smiles—and that means taking an active stance on tooth decay prevention. Continue reading this blog to more about tooth decay prevention today.
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Preparing for Life with Braces
12/13/2016
Dr. Dann Orthodontics cares about the health and well-being of your smile. So if you’re from Orlando, Winter Park, or one of our neighboring Florida communities, we hope you’ll consider us for all your orthodontic needs. To help you prepare for life with braces, Dr. Dann has created guidelines on some of the key aspects to be aware of for orthodontic treatment care. These include: brushing, flossing, and watching what you eat.
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Minding Your Mouth Guard
10/12/2016
Fall is here, which means school all across Florida are bustling with the sports of the season. And we at Dr. Dann Orthodontics are excited to be cheering them on. From football to field hockey, patients of our Orlando and Winter Park, FL offices are busy partaking in fun sports, and we couldnt be prouder. Of course, as we root for your victory, wed be remiss if we didnt remind you about wearing your mouth guard.
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Invisalign – A New Way to Straighten Your Smile
08/29/2016
We're constantly working to make treatment more convenient and more effective for our patients. While traditional metal braces are still the most popular form of treatment we offer at our Orlando and Winter Park offices, there's a revolutionary alternative that's helping more and more people achieve a beautiful smile without the need for metalwork: Invisalign!
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A Summer of Braces-Friendly Foods
06/13/2016
Summer is coming. That means nothing but sunny days and no school for kids all across the Orlando and Winter Park areas. While the entire staff of Dr. Dann Orthodontics wants you to enjoy your time off, we know that summer creates many opportunities for snacking on treats that might be bad for your braces. In order to protect you orthodontic treatment and allow you to enjoy all the delicious tastes of summer, weve put together a few suggestions for braces-friendly summer recipes that will allow you to have a tasty season while respecting you orthodontists recommended list of foods to avoid.
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The Big Picture on Bite Misalignment
05/16/2016
Many common orthodontic issues originate from a misaligned bite. If you live in the Orlando or Winter Park area and you suffer from a misaligned bite, we highly recommend making an appointment with our orthodontist today. Treating a misalignment not only improves your smile aesthetically, it can greatly impact your oral and dental health as well.
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Lingual Braces
04/21/2016
For patients who want a straighter smile, but don’t want to compromise their current smile along the way, the team at Dr. Dann’s Winter Park and Orlando offices is proud to offer lingual braces as an orthodontic treatment option.
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The Early History of Orthodontic Treatment
12/10/2015
Over the years archaeologists have found the mummified remains of many different cultures affirming the early practice of orthodontic treatment. For example, in Egypt mummies have been discovered with bands and cords wrapped around their teeth (which researchers believe demonstrates and early attempt at closing gaps between teeth).
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The Power of Empower Braces
11/17/2015
As a leading Winter Park and Orlando, FL orthodontics practice, Dr. Dann Orthodontics is proud to provide patients of all ages with the very latest treatment options. In addition to options such as Invisalign and Invisalign Teen, we offer many types of braces to help you straighten your smile. One of the most popular options we offer is Empower Braces – the industry's most complete, self-ligating bracket system that provides many great benefits to its users.
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Accelerate Your Orthodontic Treatment with AcceleDent
10/28/2015
At Dr. Dann Orthodontics, we regularly research and employ the latest technology in the dental industry. Through combining Dr. Dann’s orthodontic treatment, the care of his talented staff, and these innovations, our practice is able to get you that confident, more beautiful smile faster. On example, is through the use of AcceleDent.
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Welcome to our blog!
09/23/2015
Thank you for taking the time to visit our website and read our blog! We like to keep our patients up-to-date with what’s happening in the office, so check often for the latest posts. We may post an informational article, an announcement about an office contest or a spotlight on a special patient or staff member! At the end of each post, you will see an “Add Comment” box. We welcome your feedback, so feel free to leave a comment. We love engaging with our patients, and regularly updating this blog is a great way for us to connect in between your scheduled visits!
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